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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 160. Regulations Governing Juvenile Record Information and the Virginia Juvenile Justice Information System

6VAC35-160-170. Information to be disseminated only in accordance with applicable statutes and regulations.

A. In accordance with § 16.1-223 of the Code of Virginia, data stored in the VJJIS shall be confidential. Information from such data that identifies an individual juvenile may be released only in accordance with § 16.1-300 of the Code of Virginia, applicable federal law, and this chapter.

B. Unauthorized dissemination of juvenile record information will subject the disseminator to the administrative sanctions described in 6VAC35-160-380. Unlawful dissemination also may be prosecuted as a Class 3 misdemeanor under § 16.1-309 of the Code of Virginia or as a Class 2 misdemeanor under § 16.1-225 of the Code of Virginia.

C. Additional disclosure limitations are provided in the federal substance abuse law (42 USC § 290dd2(f)).

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-223 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. August 25, 2004; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 26, eff. September 20, 2017.

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